Grants & Prizes
Providing funding to benefit the field of microbiology
The Microbiology Society is a not-for-profit organisation. Funds received through our publication subscriptions, membership and other activities are used to support microbiology and microbiologists in accordance with our Aims & Objectives. As such, the Society has funds at its disposal from which it makes grants to members for specific purposes.
Enquiries should be made in writing to [email protected] if you would like funding for microbiology activities or conferences. Please consult the full rules and check your eligibility before applying for a grant. Details and application forms may be obtained by clicking on the appropriate grant.
The Society also awards a range of prizes in recognition of outstanding contributions and achievements in microbiology. Rules and eligibility for each prize are available on the Prize Lectures page.
Guide to Microbiology Society grants
Find out more about the refreshed grants programme, available to eligible members of the Society.
If you have a question regarding a Microbiology Society grant, find out if your query is answered in this section.
Upcoming grants deadlines.
The Microbiology Society offers grants to support members attending events.
The Microbiology Society provides funds to support microbiologists and develop microbiology, teaching and research in countries defined as low-income or lower-middle-income economies by the World Bank.
Education & Outreach Grants and Prizes
The Microbiology Society supports microbiology-related education and outreach activities and funds are available for members keen to run and participate in these events.
Each year, the Microbiology Society awards five Prize Lectures in recognition of significant contributions to microbiology. All members are invited to nominate an outstanding microbiologist for a Microbiology Society Prize.
Thinking about your career?
On our Careers pages, you will find information and resources for microbiologists at all stages of their careers and job profiles from those in both research and non-research roles.